Derek Sarno

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Derek’s experience includes many years as chef/consultant for an international Tibetan Buddhist monastery, restaurateur, caterer, vegan organic farmer, food designer, consultant, food writer and educator of vegan, vegetarian and animal-based cuisines. Derek joined our Healthy Eating team as a chef and educator to support our healthy revolution initiative. He has owned several restaurants and catering businesses in the Northeast U.S. and his expertise includes macrobiotic and diabetic diets. He founded South Hill Farm in South Berwick, Maine, a sustainable farm and learning center dedicated to providing the community with vegan and organically grown foods and culinary education.

Blog Posts By Author

March 27, 2013 @ Whole Story
Steaming helps keep fresh veggies at their optimum for flavor and nutrition. Learn this simple healthy cooking technique and more from Health Starts Here™ chef Derek.
February 20, 2013 @ Whole Story
Learn some simple healthy cooking techniques from one of our Health Starts Here™ chef experts. No need to blanch at blanching!
January 27, 2013 @ Whole Story
Excerpt: Want to cook healthier meals? Try roasting! Learn healthy cooking techniques from one of our Health Starts Here™ chef experts.
January 7, 2013 @ Whole Story
Can you really cook without oil? Sure you can! Learn healthy cooking techniques from one of our Health Starts Here™ chef experts.